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One killed in house fire in Green Lake County

Posted: 8:07 AM, Feb 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-11 14:24:58-05
Fire reported in Clintonville

MARKESAN, Wis. — Around 1 A.M. Sunday, February 10, a citizen of Big Green Lake called to report a house fire on Tuleta Hill Road in Markesan. Green Lake County deputies and Fire and Emergency Services arrived on the scene to find the home fully engulfed.

Fire crews brought the fire under control. The resident of the home, a 29-year-old man, was found inside the home and pronounced dead at the scene. On Monday, Green Lake County Sheriff's Office identified the victim as Justin G. Lewis.

Green Lake County Detectives and the Wisconsin State Fire Marshall's Office are investigating the cause.

The Sheriff's Office says foul play is not suspect.

A GoFundMe has been set up to benefit Lewis' family.